If your throat tickles, scratch your ear!(Thanks Sab)
When you were 9, playing your armpit was a cool trick. Now, as an adult, you can still appreciate a good body-based feat, but you're more discriminating. Take that tickle in your throat; it's not worth gagging over. Here's a better way to scratch your itch: "When the nerves in the ear are stimulated, it creates a reflex in the throat that can cause a muscle spasm," says Scott Schaffer, M.D., president of an ear, nose, and throat specialty center in Gibbsboro, New Jersey. "This spasm relieves the tickle."
Friday, December 30, 2005
Cool tricks for your body
Have an itch in your throat? Try scratching your ear. I'm not kidding. This is just 1 of the 18 tricks you can teach your body. From Men's Health:
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